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Mimic Octopus

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Animals
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Mimic Octopus

Mimicking a Sea SnakeWaves two arms in opposite direction and hides the rest of them.

Mimicking a Sole Fish Puts all of its eight armes together and swims faster.

MIMICOCTOPUS

The Mimic Octopus lives on the bays of Indonesia and Malaysia. Uses a jet like to move trough the water.It is small fishes, worms, and crabs.

I'm also called Thaumoctopus Mimicus

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-LTWFnGmeg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mimic_octopus

Mimic Octopus is about 2ft (60cm), their base colors are brown and grey.It was discovered in 1998.

It is known that the Mimic Octopus can change into 15 different species all of them dangerous, poisonous. It mimicks for protection from other predadadors. They also change their movements.

Mimicking a LionfishIts arms spread wide and it moves above the ocean floor.

http://scrubmuncher.wordpress.com/2009/11/12/scoundrels-5/

http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/science/2010/08/the-mimic-octopus/

http://www.world-mysteries.com/newgw/sci_blueprint1.htm

http://www.advancedaquarist.com/2007/4/fish

An experiment where a Mimic Octopus that was captured was obsevered for 24hours and ten times during ten days.


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